• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-10-16

Sr. Manager of Accounting

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Senior Manager, Accounting works under the direction of AVP-Accounting to ensure accurate financial statements and efficient financial operations within MA Revenue Accounting.
Responsibilities:
•Lead EMEA Deal Desk function, be involved in all the critical contract negotiations and represent the EMEA team in responding to stakeholders' inquiries.
•Supervise and mentor staff on the daily operations and professional development. Manages personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc. Works with each direct report to establish annual goals and objectives and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
•Effectively delegate tasks and ensure ownership of responsibilities. Monitor and analyse work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Foster a positive work environment.
•Ensure accurate and timely monthly close for revenue and related B/S accounts, such as Unbilled AR and Deferred Revenue, so that all financial reporting deadlines and control policies are met.
•Review supporting schedules and entries as per IFRS (IAS11/18/15) and USGAAPs (ASC 605 and 606). Review and approve accounting entries, reconciliations and analyses based on Moody's controls and US & local GAAP.
•Review and set up revenue plans in the various system for assigned contracts. Apply accounting judgment when reviewing journal entries, reconciliations, contracts, new accounting pronouncements, and account analyses; detailed review with direct manager.
•Review and prepare different schedules to meet internal control and financial reporting requirements, including support for SSP analysis.
•Proactively perform ad-hoc account analyses and raises issues on a timely basis.
•Liaise with other departments to discuss and resolve accounting transactions, policy and procedures.
•Provide recommendation on internal control policies and Moody's Global Accounting Policies (MGAP) with respect to MA Revenue Accounting.
•Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Global Accounting team for Moody's based in the New York City headquarter.

• Must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
• 5+ years Accounting and/or FP&A experience, including at least 2 years of management experience (preferably in a large multi-national company or in a major CPA firm).
• Advanced degree or CPA preferred.
• knowledge of SEC reporting requirements.
• Proficient with Excel and Hyperion
• Knowledge of a major financial system (preferably PeopleSoft)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills, analytic skills, and attention to details.

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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